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Saturday, October 18, 2008

Clemens Tinnemeyer called person of intrest in Cole Puffinburger abduction

Clemens Tinnemeyer is the grandfather of missing Nevada boy, Cole Puffinburger. Authorities say he owes millions of dollars to a Mexican drug cartel. He has been missing since May. Authorities say the abduction was linked to his drug activity. Police are looking for Tinnemeyer's white Dodge Ram truck with Mississippi plates.

Kevin Andrew Otwell, 22, Charged with Sexual Assault on a Baby

Authorities in Gainsville Florida have charged Otwell with the sexual assault of his girlfriends two month old baby boy. The infant was brought to the emergency room Monday. He had suffered skull fractures several bruises on his head and arms, along with injuries consistent with sexual abuse.

Friday, October 17, 2008

Undidentified Woman's remains found in Piedmont, South Carolina

Investigators have released information in relation to a body that was found in a Piedmont subdivision last weekend. The remains belong to a woman 25-35 years old. She was wearing size 7 blue jeans, a sleeveless, hooded sweater, a black camisole, and cream colored sandals with a heal.

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Raymond James Lambert and Stephan Gail Hall charged with murder

Lambert and Hall have been charged with criminal homicide, criminal attempt to commit burglary and Criminal conspiracy to commit burglary and robbery, in the death of 50 year old Patrick Finucan.

Teens charged with murder - October 16, 2008

Deon Ross charged in murder of Alheli Alcantara

Deon Ross mug shot

Alheli Alcantara's body was found outside the Quality Inn on East Poyntz Ave. in Manhattan, Kansas Sunday. Her co-worker at Burger King, Deon Ross, has been charged in her kidnapping, rape, and murder. He will have a preliminary hearing on October 24th.

The Alheli Alcantara Memorial Fund has been set up at Commerce Bank. People wishing to make a contribution may contact Christina McCarty or Jill Hagadorn at 785-776-1234.

Murder Victim Memorialized - October 18, 2008

Skylar Deleon's murder trial is underway

Deleon is accused of chaining Tom and Jackie Hawks to the anchor of their yacht and throwing them overboard. The couple's bodies have never been found. Deleon's wife has already been convicted of two counts of first degree murder and has been sentenced to life without the possibility of parole.

Deleons are said to have gained the Hawks' trust by pretending to be interested in the yacht they were selling, even bringing their toddler son to a meeting. The murder occurred when the couple went on a test cruise with Daleon and two other men. They tied up the couple, forced them to sign over the title to the boat, then threw them overboard.

Trial Now Under Way in SoCal Yacht Murder Case - October 14, 2008

The Rev. James L. Bevel convicted of incest

James Bevel mug shot

One of Martin Luther King Jr.'s top lieutenants has been sentenced to 15 years in prison in Virginia after being convicted of incest. Bevel's daughter testified that she had been molested since the age of 6 and was forced to have intercourse in 1993 or 1994.

Randall Creek arrested in Iowa for Kentucky murder

Debbie Rediess was gunned down in the driveway of her home in Near Smiths Grove in Kentucky.
Creek, a Kentucky Sheriff's Deputy, is accused of shooting Rediess with his service weapon. 

Randall Creek was caught in Iowa after a two day manhunt, during which he sent e-mails to the media and police.

Cesar Laurean fighting extradition to North Carolina

Laurean fled to Mexico before authorities found Maria Lauterbach's charred remains were found in his back yard. He is appealing his extradition to NC saying that the life without parole sentence he would face for first degree murder violates the extradition treaty between Mexico and the US.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Philip Lee Kephart, 45, pleads guilty after daughter dies 16 years after beating

Kephart was convicted in 1991 of assault and criminal mistreatment after he beat 6 year old Stephanie Amber Moss until she was in a coma. He had beat her with rods, paddles, his fists, and feet. He had poured Tabasco sauce in her eyes. She and the other children in the house were victims of months of torture. She lived for 16 years after the last beating. She died on June 29, 2007 at the age of 23.

Kephart was allowed to plead guilty and get a 30 year sentence with the chance of parole after 20 years. In exchange, he has agreed to drop all appeals in the case.

James L. Owens, 43,released from prison after 21 years in prison after DNA fails to link him to 1987 murder

Colleen Williar

James Owens was convicted of the 1987 murder of Colleen Williar and has spent 21 years in a Maryland prison. In 2006, DNA tests showed that neither he or his co-defendant had raped Williar. His murder and burglary convictions were thrown out. Prosecutors have now decided not to go through with trying him again. He was released from prison today.

Cole Puffinburger Abducted during home invasion robbery in Nevada

An Amer alert has been issued in the abduction of the 6 year old Nevada boy. Authorities say his grandfather, 51-year-old Clemens Tinnemeyer, who has been missing since May, owes millions of dollars to a Mexican drug cartel. Police are looking for Tinnemeyer's white 2004 Dodge Ram Truck with Mississippi plates.

Anyone with information should call Metro Robbery at 828-3591 or Crime Stoppers at 385-5555.

Unidentified Remains found in Caswell County, NC

Skeletal remains were found in a wooded area off Spark Springs Road in Caswell County on September 25. Police have yet to be able to identify the remains. Investigators are treating the case as a homicide.

If you have any information, call Caswell County Crimestoppers at 336-694-5199. There is a $1500 reward for information.

Alvin Kelly, 57, executed in Texas

"As I stand before God today, the true judge, I had nothing to do with the death of your family."
these were some of Kelly's last words before dying by lethal injection. He asked for forgiveness for the murder he admits he committed and sang a song praising God as the death cocktail began to course through his veins.

He was convicted of the 1984 death of 22 month old Devin Morgan who was shot along with his parents in their Gregg county home.

Jolescia Robinson, 13, missing with 9 month old son in Detroit

Jolescia Robinson and her baby were last seen in her mothers home in Detroit. Anyone with information about, or who has seen, Jolescia Robinson, or her son, should call Detroit Police at 313-596-5300.

Dominic Kent, of Leomonster, Convicted of Rape

Kent has been found guilty of raping a woman at knifepoint in her home on June 23, 2005. He will be sentenced on December 9.

Richard Cooey executed in Ohio

The man who claimed he was too fat to be put to death has had his death sentence carried out. He was convicted in 1986 of kidnapping, raping, and murdering two women, Wendy Offredo and Dawn McCreedy.

Monday, October 13, 2008

Alvin Kelly to be executed Tuesday in Texas

Kelly is one of 12 prisoners on Texas' death row scheduled to die in the next two months. He was convicted of the 1984 murder of, 22-month old, Devin Morgan who was murdered along with his parents in  Gregg County. Kelly admitted guilt in an unrelated homicide, but maintains his innocence of the murders of the Morgan Family.

Amber Alert Issued For 2-Year-Old columbus, Ohio Girl

Oni Hairston is described as a 2-year-old black female. She was wearing a green shirt and pink pants. She was last seen with 38-year-old Christopher Hairston in the area of Interstate 270 and East Main Street in Columbus. Christopher Hairston is believed to be driving a gray Mazda 6 with Ohio license plate ELG 7426. He is described as a black male, 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighing 275 pounds.

She was abducted after her mother was assaulted

Update: child has been found safe. Christopher Hairston has been arrested.

Prentice Shipp charged in Sharkelia Taylor murder

Sharkelia Taylor was shot and killed on may 26, Prentice Shipp, 18, has been arrested and charged with first degree murder and attempted first degree murder. Taylor was shot in the back and another girl was hit in the leg.

Alon M. Holliday, 34, arrested in beating of Wife and step-son

Alon Holliday Mug shot

The West Hempstead resident and assistant to the vice president of student  affairs at Suffolk County Community College has been arrested on charges that he beat his step-son and wife with a belt and locked his wife in the basement.

one of three victims in Detroit triple homicide identified as Ivan Danztler

Three men were shot and killed in a house on Prairie Street Sunday morning. One victim has been identified as Ivan Danztler.